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Comment: Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii.
Bracing for more impact, renters, condo dwellers could feel all the more pinch
Unlike last year, few state taxes went up in 2018 — but Hawaii County residents will start paying a county-imposed one-quarter cent surcharge on the state general excise tax
Lincoln Park, located at Kinoole and Ponahawai streets in downtown Hilo, is the newest county Parks and Recreation location to have a security guard located on site.
By Charles Schwab
— Why stock splits are on the decline — and what it means for investors.
Heide Austin once wished to have steam vents on her 6-acre property, where she could relax in the breath of Pele like she sometimes did at the Steam Vent Inn on the other side of Highway 130.
The bikeshare program in Kailua Village is doubling from three to six bike stations, thanks to action Wednesday by the County Council.
KAILUA-KONA — In just a few months, a group of local chefs, farmers and Hawaii-grown avocados have the potential to become television stars.
HONOLULU (AP) — For the first time since statehood in 1959, Hawaii’s population has declined for two consecutive years with fewer births, more deaths and a greater number of residents moving to the mainland.
An analysis: From water to sewer to garbage and vehicle registration, fees have increased lately. If they haven’t yet, they soon will, as some raises will usher in the new year. Taxes, too, have risen. From property to fuel to a general excise tax soon to hit most retail goods, taxes have steadily climbed over the last year. Little wonder residents across the island grumble about government picking their pocketbooks dry. This 2-day, 3-part series looks at the bevy of fee and tax hikes everyone is expected to pay.
Big Island residents are feeling the squeeze from recent hikes in taxes and fees. And there are more in the works.
KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii has no transitional housing for offenders and parolees returning to the community, and the state wants to change that.